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2022-02-02Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.3389/fpubh.2022.787929
Investigating the Adoption of Precautionary Behaviors Among Young Rural Adults in South Iran During COVID-19
dc.contributor.authorTajeri Moghadam, Maryam
dc.contributor.authorZobeidi, Tahereh
dc.contributor.authorSieber, Stefan
dc.contributor.authorLöhr, Katharina
dc.date.accessioned2022-04-07T10:02:21Z
dc.date.available2022-04-07T10:02:21Z
dc.date.issued2022-02-02none
dc.date.updated2022-02-25T02:42:51Z
dc.identifier.urihttp://edoc.hu-berlin.de/18452/25106
dc.description.abstractCOVID-19 is an unprecedented challenge for public health worldwide. Reducing the incidence of the disease requires protective measures to prevent virus transmission. Understanding those factors influencing preventive behavior is the first step in preventing the spread of the disease. This study investigates factors affecting youth intention and preventive behaviors in the face of COVID-19 through the health belief model by using a cross-sectional survey collected through an online questionnaire. The sample comprises 304 rural youth in South Iran who were selected through a random sampling technique. The results reveal that perceived severity, perceived benefits, public health beliefs, perceived self-efficacy, and the cue to act positively and significantly affect preventive behaviors. The model explains 59% of variance changes in rural youth preventive behaviors during COVID-19. Cue to action is the strongest and self-efficacy was the weakest determinant of youth's preventive behavior. This study confirms that the HBM framework has appropriate predictive power and is an effective tool for investigating preventive behaviors during COVID-19. These results provide important policy implications for the development of policies that aim to avoid the further spread of COVID-19 between young citizens.eng
dc.language.isoengnone
dc.publisherHumboldt-Universität zu Berlin
dc.rights(CC BY 4.0) Attribution 4.0 Internationalger
dc.rights.urihttps://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/4.0/
dc.subjectCOVID-19eng
dc.subjectpreventive behavioreng
dc.subjectrural youtheng
dc.subjecthealth belief modeleng
dc.subjectadoptioneng
dc.subject.ddc610 Medizin und Gesundheitnone
dc.titleInvestigating the Adoption of Precautionary Behaviors Among Young Rural Adults in South Iran During COVID-19none
dc.typearticle
dc.identifier.urnurn:nbn:de:kobv:11-110-18452/25106-8
dc.identifier.doi10.3389/fpubh.2022.787929none
dc.identifier.doihttp://dx.doi.org/10.18452/24449
dc.type.versionpublishedVersionnone
local.edoc.container-titleFrontiers in Public Healthnone
local.edoc.pages10none
local.edoc.type-nameZeitschriftenartikel
local.edoc.institutionLebenswissenschaftliche Fakultätnone
local.edoc.container-typeperiodical
local.edoc.container-type-nameZeitschrift
local.edoc.container-publisher-nameFrontiers Medianone
local.edoc.container-publisher-placeLausannenone
local.edoc.container-volume10none
dc.description.versionPeer Reviewednone
local.edoc.container-articlenumber787929none
dc.identifier.eissn2296-2565

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